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Three Key Team Members Named to Sales and Food & Beverage Teams
for the 201-room Montage Beverly Hills in California

Megan Conlin, National Sales Manager; Kathryn Carlton, Director of Group Sales;
and James Proctor, Dining Director

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIF. – (August 14, 2012) – Montage Beverly Hills today announced the appointments of three key team members to their Food & Beverage and Sales teams, respectively: James Proctor, Dining Director; Kathryn Carlton, Director of Group Sales; and Megan Conlin, National Sales Manager.

Proctor joins Montage Beverly Hills from Montage Laguna Beach, where his focus and passion in the role of Assistant Dining Director had a significant impact on overall revenues and operating expenses. Prior to Montage Laguna Beach, James’ food and beverage experience included roles as Assistant General Manager at Pelican Grill at The Resort at Pelican Hill and Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale’s South Coast Plaza.

Carlton was most recently Director of National Sales with The Hotel del Coronado, and will be handling group sales focused on the West Coast with an emphasis on corporate, entertainment, and international markets. Carlton also held positions as Senior Sales Manager with Ojai Valley Inn & Spa and Hyatt Regency Monterey before joining Montage Beverly Hills. Carlton’s industry affiliations include The Society of Incentive & Travel Executives (SITE), Meeting Professionals International (MPI), and Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

Conlin began her hospitality career at Four Seasons Palo Alto, and joins Montage Beverly Hills most recently from Four Seasons Santa Barbara. In this role she will oversee group accounts in the Midwest and Northeast, heavily focused on incentive markets on behalf of the hotel.

“We are delighted to welcome these new team members in their very important positions,” said Hermann Elger, General Manager, Montage Beverly Hills. “We look forward to learning and benefitting from their extensive hospitality backgrounds.”

About Montage Beverly Hills
Located in the vibrant epicenter of Los Angeles, Montage Beverly Hills is ideally situated for shopping and dining among Rodeo Drive’s storied collection of shops, restaurants and galleries. The hotel features 201 well-appointed guestrooms, including 55 suites as well as 20 private Residences. Spa Montage features 20,000 square feet of private relaxation lounges, a co-ed mineral pool and 17 tranquil treatment rooms and is home to the flagship full-service Kim Vō Salon. Italian cuisine is impeccably served at celebrity Chef Scott Conant’s culinary gem, Scarpetta. Tucked discreetly above Scarpetta, £10 welcomes true connoisseurs to the only official U.S. outpost of The Macallan. With our commitment to sustainability, Montage Beverly Hills was the first hotel and Residences to receive Gold LEED certification in Southern California. For information and reservations, please contact Montage Beverly Hills at (310) 860-7800 or visit

About Montage Hotels & Resorts
Montage Hotels & Resorts is a hotel and resort management company founded in 2002 by Alan Fuerstman. Designed to serve affluent travelers and homeowners, the company features an artistic collection of distinctive hotels, resorts and residences in stunning settings that offer comfortable elegance, a unique sense of place and spirit, impeccable hospitality and memorable culinary, spa and lifestyle experiences. Montage Laguna Beach, the company’s flagship oceanfront resort, opened in the vibrant arts community of Laguna Beach, California, in 2003. Montage Beverly Hills, the company’s second hotel, opened in Beverly Hills in 2008 and was the first Gold LEED certified hotel and residences in Southern California. Montage Deer Valley, located in Park City, Utah, is the company’s third property which opened in December 2010.

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